Following are a few homeland security events for the coming week. For more information access the embedded links. Please use the comment function to identify other events you would like to bring to readers’ attention. If you are attending or monitoring any of these events, please use the comment function to report out to the rest of us.
Monday, October 5
2:00 pm (eastern) Washington D.C. The Brookings Institution hosts an assessment of US policies toward Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police opened on Saturday in Denver. The conference will continue through Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 6
2:00 pm (eastern) Washington D.C. The Brookings Institution hosts a discussion on breaking the stalemate on immigration policy.
Wednesday, October 7
On this day in 2001 British and US forces began air operations against al-Qaeda camps and the Taliban-led government of Afghanistan.
Thursday, October 8
3:30 pm (pacific) Palo Alto, California – The Freeman Spogli Institute hosts a lecture on Mapping Terrorist Organizations.
6:00 pm (eastern) Atlanta, Georgia – The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs hosts a lecture on Nanotechnology for Defense and Homeland Security
Friday, October 9